ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Up and Coming New Author and winner of the Prestigious Moms Choice Award, Melissa humbly lives in Center Moriches, NY, with her husband, James,10-year-old daughter, Lilyanna, 3-year-old Son, Jameson, and their dog (fur-babies), Stella. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family at the beach, boating, and traveling. In her spare time, Melissa is an Adoption advocate as her family has experienced the blessing of adopting their son Jameson from Texas in 2017. Melissa Founded the Give Back Girls an organization formed in 2017 to cultivate the love of giving back to the community while fostering leadership, kindness, unity, and integrity (just to name a few) in young Girls. She is a wish granter for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Suffolk County and sits on various charity committees. She has a passion for children’s literature and empowering youth with positivity and drive.
What inspired Melissa to write a childrens book about school anxiety and now on adoption? Simply put, life experiences coupled with the passion and drive to help and inspire others.
Melissa had great success with her first book Fabulous Faith in Meet My Worry Monster that addition to receiving consumer feedback on how this book helped their children struggling with school anxiety several Dr's and esteemed Psychologists are utilizing and recommending her book in their practice nationwide along with Columbia University who uses this as an education tool.
Melissa is excited to introduce you to her next piece of literature "Leo the Lion and his Birth Fairy".